Diagnostic Section: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Shipping Requirements: 
Ship overnight in an insulated container, with ice packs
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Turn Around Time: 
1-3 days
Specimen Requirements: 

3-5 grams feces or intestinal contents. Suspect bacterial isolate recovered by Bacteriology Section will be forwarded for Escherichia coli -K99 rule out using real-time PCR if requested by submitter

Collection Protocol: 

Place specimen in a sealed leak proof container. OB sleeves or gloves are not acceptable

Additional Information: 

$35.75 fee is in addition to the fee for the bacterial culture